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Graduate Catalog 2002-2004

University and Graduate School Calendar 2002-2003

see the 2003-2004 Calendar
Graduating students should see the final semester checklist. The Graduate School may change this calendar if conditions warrant.


 Fall 2002Spring 2003Summer 2003
International Student Application and Readmission DeadlineApril 12September 13, 2002January 24
U.S. Student Application DeadlineJune 14October 25, 2002March 28
U.S. Student Readmission Application DeadlineJuly 12November 15, 2002April 18
Registration for All StudentsJune 27-Aug. 15Dec. 2-Jan. 121st 5-wk, 11-wk: May 1-26
2nd 5-wk: May 1-July 6
First Day of ClassesAugust 26January 131st 5-wk, 11-wk: May 27
2nd 5-wk: July 7
Late RegistrationAugust 26-30January 13-171st 5-wk, 11-wk: May 27-28
2nd 5-wk: July 7-8
Census DateSeptember 11January 291st 5-wk, 11-wk: June 2
2nd 5-wk: July 10
Final Day to Reserve Graduate Courses for Graduate CreditSeptember 11January 291st 5-wk, 11-wk: June 9
2nd 5-wk: July 10
*Deadline for Graduation: Last Date to File Application for Graduation and File Final Program of WorkSeptember 24February 11June 24
Last Date to Drop or WithdrawNovember 15April 111st 5-wk: June 24
2nd 5-wk: July 31
11-wk: July 25
Current and Former Student Registration BeginsNov. 4 (Winter Session & Spring)April 7 (Maymester & Summer)June 2 (Fall)
Final Date to Request Master's Exam/Dissertation Defense and Submit Copy to Supervising CommitteeNovember 8March 21July 3
Final Date to Hold Master's Exam/Dissertation Defense and Submit Copy of Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School for Mechanical CheckNovember 25April 4July 18
Registration Begins for All StudentsDec. 2 (Winter Session & Spring)May 1 (Maymester & Summer)June 26 (Fall)
Final Date to Submit Approved Thesis/Dissertation to Graduate School and Submit Report of Final Master's Examination/Dissertation DefenseDecember 6April 11August 1
Final ExamsDecember 7, 9-13May 3, 5-91st 5-wk: July 1
2nd 5-wk: Aug. 11
11-wk: Aug. 11-12
End of Semester Deadline (See In Absentia Registration, p. 36)December 17May 13August 18
Graduation ExercisesDecember 13-15May 9-11August 16-17

*NOTE: Graduating students will be billed for graduation-related fees before the end of the semester.


Winter Session, 2002-2003
Last Day to Register December 16
Winter Session classes, Monday-Friday December 16-20, 2002
Census Date December 17, 2002
Classes continue, Thursday-Saturday January 2-4, 2003
Last Date to Drop or Withdraw January 6, 2003
Classes continue, Monday-Wednesday January 6-8, 2003
Final exams January 9, 2003


Maymester, 2003
Last Day to Register May 12
Maymester classes, Monday-Saturday May 12-17
Census Date May 13
Classes continue, Monday-Friday May 19-23
Last Date to Drop or Withdraw May 21
Final exams May 30


Labor Day September 2, 2002
Thanksgiving November 28 - December 1, 2002
Martin Luther King Day January 20, 2003
Spring Vacation March 17-23, 2003
Memorial Day May 26, 2003
Independence Day July 4, 2003

Expect Great Things!